Academy of Rare Diseases // Nepro-Uro Crosstalk: Modern Perspective on Urolithiasis

Academy of Rare Diseases // Nepro-Uro Crosstalk: Modern Perspective on Urolithiasis

Academy of Rare Diseases // Nepro-Uro Crosstalk: Modern Perspective on Urolithiasis

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Academy of Rare Diseases

Grand Rounds in Rare diseases (Project)

Nepro-Uro Crosstalk:
 Modern Perspective on Urolithiasis 

9-10 of May 2024, Vilnius, Lithuania

Kidney stones are common, causing significant morbidity for patients, have a high recurrence rate, and can lead to unfavorable outcomes like chronic kidney disease.

To prevent stone recurrence and associated complications, it is essential to recognize underlying metabolic disorders that are the cause of kidney stone formation.

 Find out the basics of the diagnostic approaches for identifying causes of kidney stone formation and the treatment of these causes in this Grand Rounds.  


Recognize the burden that kidney stones present to the patients across all life

Understand the causes and diagnostic possibilities of kidney stone formation from childhood to adult setting

Discuss the treatments aimed at preventing kidney stone formation

Organizing committee:

Prof. Rimante Cerkauskiene (chair of organizing committee)

Prof. Marius Miglinas

Prof. Augustina Jankauskiene

Assoc. Prof. Karolis Azukaitis

Dr. Agne Kerpauskiene


Prof. Y. Frishberg (TBC) Director, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel;

Prof. G. Verkauskas

Prof. D. Vitkus

Prof. L. Ambrozaityte

Assoc. prof. A. Zelvys

Draft Program

Day 1: 9th of May 2024

Meet the colleagues’ discussions in clinical pediatric environment

Vilnius University hospital Santaros klinikos, Pediatric center, Children’s diseases Day care department

Santariškių 7, Vilnius, Lithuania

15.00- 15.10 Welcome and opening of the event. Prof. R. Cerkauskiene

15.10-15.30 Visit to the center: practical issues

15.30- 15.50 Imaging urolithiasis, complications and interventions in children. Prof. G. Verkauskas 

15.50 – 16.00 Case presentation HO, Prof. R. Cerkauskiene, dr. A. Kerpauskiene

16.00 – 16.30 Approach and Medical Management of Urinary Tract Stone in Children in Israel. Prof. Y. Frishberg

16.30 – 16.45 Laboratory testing for urolithiasis in Lithuania: possibilities and limitations (Prof. D. Vitkus)

16.45 – 17.00 Genetic panel availability for urolithiasis in Lithuania. Prof. L. Ambrozaityte

Day 2: 10th of May 2024

Perspectives on Urolithiasis Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

Vilnius University hospital Santaros klinikos, Pediatric center,

Santariškių 7, Vilnius, Lithuania 

10.00-10.30 Registration and welcome coffee

10.30-10.40 Opening of the event.  Prof. R. Cerkauskiene, Prof. A. Jankauskiene, Prof. M Miglinas

10.40-11.25 Current update on the diagnostic and treatment possibilities in pediatric urolithiasis, Prof. Y. Frishberg 

11:25-11:40 Adult urolithiasis: meaningful synergy between nephrologists and urologists. Prof. M. Miglinas

11:40-11:45 Q&A

11.45-12.00 Coffee and cross talks

12.00 – 12.15 Urolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis: attention to rare causes.  Prof. R. Cerkauskiene  

12.15 – 12.35 Urologists view to the urolithiasis in pediatric setting. Prof. G. Verkauskas 

12.35 – 12.55 Urologists view to the urolithiasis in adult setting. Assoc. prof. A. Zelvys

12:55-13:00 Q&A

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.15 Is there currently a meaningful synergy between urologists, nephrologists and scientists in basic stone research. Assoc. prof. K. Azukaitis

14.15 – 15.00 Overview of urolithiasis in Baltic countries: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania (5-10 min. ppt.)

15.00-15.55 Round table discussion, future projects and cooperation possibilities: all participants.

Moderators: Prof. M. Miglinas, Assoc. prof. K. Azukaitis

15.55 – 16.00 Closing remarks

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2024-05-09 to

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